Dried Cherry-and-Fresh Orange Compote

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4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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6 large oranges
2 large oranges, halved
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
Dash of ground cloves
3/4 cup dried tart cherries
1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine


Peel and section 6 oranges over a bowl, setting 3 cups sections aside. Squeeze juice from membranes of remaining sectioned oranges and orange halves to measure 2/3 cup. Discard membranes.

Combine juice, brown sugar, and cloves in a medium nonaluminum saucepan; bring to a boil. Add cherries; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in butter. Combine cherry mixture and reserved 3 cups orange sections in a bowl, and serve at room temperature.

Note: Each serving provides 60 micrograms of folate.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 241
Caloriesfromfat 12 %
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 2.5 g
Carbohydrate 55.2 g
Fiber 7.5 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 38 mg
Calcium 84 mg